Articles in "Jewish News"

In First, Court Approves of Silent Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

For the first time since Jewish prayer returned to the Temple Mount, a court approved of the phenomenon and gave it legal ...

Thousands Pack Kotel for Final Ceremony Before Yom Kippur

Slichot is a special series of prayers and supplications said every day leading up to Yom Kippur. The word means “pardon” or ...

Hasidic Jews in Jerusalem Perform Kapparot Ritual Ahead of Yom Kipur

Kapparot is a custom performed by many Jews on the eve of Yom Kipur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. This year TPS photographer Shalom Shalev ...

Minister of Religious Affairs Meets with Women Tora Scholars including Women Rabbis

Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Matan Kahana and MK Nir Orbach met over the weekend with the directors and heads of halakhic ...

Jews from Small Communities in US: ‘We Long for Direct Contact with Israelis’

A special global candle lighting event hosted in Israel on Tuesday night to celebrate the 6th night of Hanukkah enabled Jews around the ...

UK’s Jenny Tonge Under Fire for Blaming ‘Pro-Israel Lobby’ of Winning Elections by ‘Lying About Jeremy Corbyn’

Baroness Jenny Tonge is facing heavy criticism after she claimed that the "pro-Israel lobby won our general election by lying about Jeremy ...

UK Labour Candidate Withdraws After Comparing Israel to Nazis and Child Abuser

Kate Ramsden, the United Kingdom Labour’s election candidate in the Scottish constituency of Gordon, has withdrawn from the race after it ...

Jewish Agency Appeals to Belgian Regional Parliament to Allow Jewish Ritual Slaughter

Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog on Monday sent a letter to the president of the Belgian regional parliament of Wallonia in an appeal to ...

Israeli President Draws on Bible for Lessons in Democracy

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife Nechama on Sunday evening hosted the 929's 22nd Bible Study Group at Beit HaNasi. 929 is an ...

Israelis Give Thanks to God for Bountiful Rain Season

Hundreds of Israelis on Monday evening convened at the Kotel (Western Wall) and participated in a special prayer session to give thanks to ...